Description

Take a historic journey between Maitland and the Newcastle Interchange on Locomotive 3526. This journey is set to go down in the record books, as this will be the first time steam engines have entered the newly developed transport hub. Offered as a one way trip, a Newcastle Interchange excursion is a perfect way for Newcastle residents to make their way to Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest.

IMPORTANT:

Maitland to Newcastle Interchange 

The 10.00am excursion from Maitland to Newcastle Interchange will be pulled by diesel into the start of the Port Waratah, then by steam out of Port Waratah into Newcastle.

The 2.15pm excursion from Maitland to Newcastle Interchange will be pulled by a heritage diesel with the steam engine at the rear.

Newcastle Interchange to Maitland

TICKETS ON THE JOURNEY’S DEPARTING FROM NEWCASTLE ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ONLINE. PLEASE PURCHASE TICKETS AT THE NEWCASTLE INTERCHANGE!

The 11.05am excursion from Newcastle Interchange to Maitland will be pulled by a heritage diesel with the steam engine at the rear.

The 3.15pm excursion from Newcastle Interchange to Maitland will be pulled by a steam engine with a heritage diesel at the rear.

Disclaimer: The right is reserved to vary the advertised times, program and to add, withdraw or substitute locomotives, carriages and facilities provided as necessary. Patrons are purchasing a rail journey only and no offer of added benefit is made or warranted except as here detailed.

Due to the Heritage Nature of the locomotives, prams and wheelchairs are unable to be take on the train. A wheelchair and pram enclosure will be situated next to the ticketing tent. Patrons are able to utilise this facility for free over the Steamfest weekend.

Carriage broad
Relax aboard heritage carriages
Prices

Maitland to Newcastle (one way) – 10.20am excursion

Ticket Price
Adults $27.00
Concession/Child* $25.00
Child under 5 $23.00
Family $90.00

The above prices are for a one way trip only. For this journey the Steam Locomotive will be located at the front and will pull the train from Maitland to Newcastle.

Maitland to Newcastle (one way) – 2.15pm excursion

Ticket Price
Adults $17.00
Concession/Child* $15.00
Child under 5 $12.00
Family $52.00

The above prices are for a one way trip only. For this journey the Steam Locomotive will be located at the rear, the journey will be pulled by a heritage diesel from Maitland to Newcastle.

Newcastle to Maitland (one way)  – 11.05am excursion

Ticket Price
Adults $17.00
Concession/Child* $15.00
Child under 5 $12.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children) $52.00

The above prices are for a one way trip only. For this journey the Steam Locomotive will be located at the rear, the journey will be pulled by a heritage diesel from Newcastle  to Maitland .

Newcastle to Maitland (one way)  – 3.15pm excursion

Ticket Price
Adults $27.00
Concession/Child* $25.00
Child under 5 $23.00
Family (2 adults, 2 children) $90.00

The above prices are for a one way trip only. For this journey the Steam Locomotive will be located at the front and will pull the train from Newcastle to Maitland.

Notes: Family tickets consist of 2 Adults and 2 Children.

Concession tickets apply to Age Pensioners, Seniors Card and Companion Card holders only. Companion card concession only accepted on pre-selected journeys only.

Refer to timetable for journeys.

*Child tickets apply to children 5 – 17 years old inclusive.

Green Steam

Green Steam is an initiative where $2.00 from every ticket sold will help support local environmental recovery programs, renewable energy projects and greening initiatives to help offset the carbon emissions produced by the steam operations of Burton Automotive Hunter Valley Steamfest.

Timetable and Tickets

SATURDAY

JOURNEY DEPARTS TIME ARRIVES TIME PURCHASE
Maitland to Newcastle (one way) Maitland 10.00am Newcastle 10.58am
Maitland to Newcastle (one way) Maitland 2.15pm Newcastle 3.01pm

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